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  • Rep. David L. Deen, Chair
  • Rep. Mary Sullivan, Vice Chair
  • Rep. Steve Beyor, Ranking Member
  • Rep. David Ainsworth
  • Rep. Paul Lefebvre
  • Rep. James McCullough
  • Rep. Carol Ode
  • Rep. Trevor Squirrell, Clerk
  • Rep. Thomas Terenzini

House Committee on Natural Resources, Fish and Wildlife




Room 47

March 21, 2017 - March 24, 2017

Last Updated 3/23/2017 8:00 AM


Tuesday, March 21, 2017

10:00 AM          House Floor


12:00 PM          Lunch & Caucuses


2:15 PM          House Floor


Wednesday, March 22, 2017

9:00 AM          S. 10 - An act relating to liability for the contamination of potable water supplies

Matthew Chapman, Counsel, Department of Environmental Conservation

Richard Spiese, Hazardous Site Manager, Department of Environmental Conservation

Jon Groveman, Vermont Natural Resources Council

Lauren Hierl, Political Director, Vermont Conservation Voters

Bill Driscoll, Associated Industries of Vermont

Jim Sullivan, Homeowner, Bennington - Phone


12:00 PM          Lunch


1:00 PM          House Floor


Thursday, March 23, 2017

9:00 AM          Bill Introductions


-          H. 273 - An act relating to a cap and trade program for greenhouse gas emissions caused by transportation, heating, and other energy use

Rep. Mollie S. Burke, Sponsor


-          H. 277 - An act relating to authorizing the use of a light to hunt coyotes

Rep. Patrick Brennan, Sponsor


-          H. 389 - An act relating to notice for development review

Rep. Valerie A. Stuart, Sponsor


9:30 AM          House Floor


11:00 AM          Testimony

Water resources and climate.

Michal Kravcik, Hydrologist


12:00 PM          Lunch


1:00 PM          Bill Introductions

As time allows.


-          H. 268 - An act relating to the regulation of toxic substances and hazardous materials

Representative Rep. David L. Deen, Sponsor

Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council


-          H. 220 - An act relating to the sale of ivory or rhinoceros horn

Rep. James McCullough, Sponsor


-          H. 336 - An act relating to membership of the Fish and Wildlife Board

Rep. James McCullough, Sponsor


4:00 PM          Joint Assembly

Judicial Retention


Friday, March 24, 2017

9:30 AM          House Floor


5 min after floor          TBD


12:00 PM          Lunch


1:00 PM          TBD


ATTENTION WITNESSES- Please email handouts to the committee assistant before your scheduled meeting date and bring 10 hard copies. Please write your name, organization, date and title on each document. With few exceptions, any documents you hand out to a committee, or send to a committee assistant, are open to the public and may be posted to the committee’s webpage.


If you have any questions and comments, please contact

 Laura Bozarth at 802-828-2266 or lbozarth@leg.state.vt.us